2004 Pac-10 Finalist--100m
THIS YEAR: Senior Alexis Weatherspoon should be one of the top sprinters in the Pac-10 in 2005.
2004: Weatherspoon had a strong junior season, qualifying for the NCAA Championships and placing fifth at the Pac-10s in the 100m in a time of 11.66 ... She ran a PR 11.58 in the first round of the NCAAs, but did not advance further ... Also ran the leadoff leg of USC's 400m relay that finished a non-scoring ninth at the NCAAs in a time of 44.78 ... Ran a PR 23.76 in the 200m at the UCLA dual meet.
2003: Weatherspoon finished eighth in the 100m at the Pac-10s ... She ran a PR 11.63 in the prelims of the 100m at the NCAA West Regionals ... Finished second in the 100m (11.67) and third in the 200m (24.43) at the UCLA dual meet.
2002: Weatherspoon had a solid freshman year, finishing eighth at the Pac-10s in both the 100m (12.13) and 200m (24.80) ... She ran PRs of 11.76 in the 100m and 24.13 in the 200m at the CSUN Meet.
HIGH SCHOOL: Weatherspoon was one of the top multi-sport athletes in California as a senior at Grant High in Van Nuys ... She holds the Grant school record in the 100m and 200m and in the jumps ... Was also an All-Star basketball player with 1,342 career points and was named three times to the All-City team ... Once had a quadruple-double (including 44 points) in a game ... Had her jersey retired.
PERSONAL: Alexis was born on July 27, 1983 in Sherman Oaks, Calif. ... She is a kinesiology major at USC ... Her sports hero is Florence Griffith Joyner ... Has played the piano for eight years.
CAREER BESTS: 100m -- 11.58; 200m -- 23.76